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Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

Author: St. Basil (329-379)

Profession: Bishop of Caesarea

I wish my deadly foe, no worse than want of fiends, and empty purse.

Author: Nicholas Breton (1545-1626)

Profession: British Author, Poet

Curses always recoil on the head of him who imprecates them. If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around your own.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Curses are like chickens, they always come home.

Author: Proverb


Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

This is the curse of an evil deed, that it incites and must bring forth more evil.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain.

Author: Edmund Waller (1606-1687)

Profession: British Poet